SYNONYMS12-HYDROXY- POLYESTER WITH HEXAGLYCEROL 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-, POLYESTER WITH HEXAGLYCEROL, HEXAGLYCERYL POLYRICINOLEATE, POLYESTER WITH HEXAGLYCEROL 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-, and POLYGLYCERYL-6 POLYRICINOLEATE
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate is a complex ester of a polymer of Ricinoleic Acid (q.v.) andPolyglycerin-6 (q.v.).
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|daily use with SPF||28 products|
|BB cream||17 products|
|lip gloss||8 products|
|CC cream||6 products|
|recreational sunscreen||5 products|
|serums & essences||5 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||4 products|
|brow liner||4 products|
|lip balm||3 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|around-eye cream||2 products|
|baby sunscreen||1 products|
|skin fading/lightener||1 products|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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